EV Charging Infrastructure Summit - North America

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The 3rd Annual EV Charging Infrastructure Summit - North America, July 11-12, 2023 in Chicago, convenes top industry experts and charging professionals to examine how growing EV adoption rates will impact the network, and what investments are needed to ensure widespread EV adoption and grid stability. Case studies of current utility programs and deployments will be discussed with an eye toward refining strategies, identifying technologies, and implementing business models that will meet the growing demand for EV charging in North America.

IEEE Chicago is pleased to be an Official Association Partner for this summit.  Ugur Cem Merdamert, IEEE Chicago Nominations and Appointments Chair, from AECOM will be speaking at this summit on Electric Vehicles Charging Station Infrastructure: Plans of the Department of Transportation and Innovations/Alternatives in EV Charging Stations on July 12 from 11:30 to 12 PM.

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Speakers include:

  • Oscar Rodriguez, Executive Chairman and CEO, NovaCHARGE
  • Adam Procell, CEO, Zeplug USA
  • Ugur Cem Merdamert, Electrical Engineer, AECOM
  • Nina Sadighi, P.E., Sr. Program Manager Global Reliability Team, Amazon
  • Victor Atlasman, Director of Engineering, Atlis Motor Vehicles
  • Katrina Smallacombe, Solutions Engineering Manager, Geotab
  • Michael Stadler, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Xendee
  • Sowmya Holla, P.E., Senior Technical Program Manager, Electrical Engineering, Amazon
  • Mobeen Mahmood, Power Electronics Engineer, Rivian Automotive
  • Tom Tansy, CEO, DER Security Corp, and Chairman, SunSpec Alliance
  • Amy Barzdukas, Chief Marketing Officer, WiTricity
  • Chris Phenner, Vice President of Business Development, FLASH
  • Silke Kirchner - Digital Product Manager, Webasto Charging Systems
  • Ralph Adams, V2X Lead & Director of Utility Partnerships, BorgWarner
  • Cole Rosson, Director, Sparkion
  • John Incorvaia, Market Segment Leader, Renewable Energy & EV Charging, GPRS Inc.
  • Chris Foley, Survey Service Leader, Westwood Professional Services
  • Shishir Shekhar, Sr. Director & Global Lead - Innovation and Technology Strategy, Global Technology Office, Landis+Gyr

Topics to be covered include:

  • Impact of EVs on Grid Operations and Planning
  • Ensuring Sustainable ROI for EV Charging
  • Perspectives on EV Revolution from an Infrastructure Provider
  • Designing a Future-Proof EV Charging Network
  • Mapping the EV Charging Landscape
  • Impact of Fleet Electric Vehicle Charging on the Grid
  • Strategies to Build and Expand Megawatt Charging Infrastructure
  • Decentralized Power Bus Architectures for Charging Multiple EVs
  • Cyber Security Issues in the EV Charging Network
  • How to go from Zero-to-Shovel Ready, Successfully
  • Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G): Prospects, Progress and Case Study
  • Telematics Data for EV Infrastructure Planning
  • Wireless EV charging advances and configuration
  • Driven Energy Storage to Support EV Infrastructure
  • Due Diligence Fundamentals for EV Site Design and Selection
  • And more


  Date and Time




  • Start time: 11 Jul 2023 08:00 AM
  • End time: 12 Jul 2023 06:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
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  • 205 W Wacker Dr.
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • United States 60606
  • Building: Chicago Conference Center

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